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History and Theology in the Black Church

(Raboteau, 2008). The slaves developed a "distinctive Christianity in which blacks figured as Gods chosen people awaiting their ex...

Gay Marriage and the Catholic Church

in these times of change and forward movement. Will the Catholic Church change its stance? That remains to be seen. This is like e...

The Interpretation Of The Bible In The Church A Commentary

"Each individual book only becomes biblical in the light of the canon as a whole" (Pontifical Biblical Commission, 1994, Canonical...

Thinking Makes It So

by the church, works for them. She relents and tells him to remain just as he is, but that he still cannot join her church. The st...

Orthodox Church In Eastern Europe Post-Communism

daring to practice their Orthodox faith. What happened in Russia also happened in all of the Eastern Bloc. It was under Presiden...

The Fallibility of the Pope

stories in that he was a teacher, a healer, a preacher and a savior. There are many stories of his having the ability to heal, wal...

An Examination of Scripture, Same-Sex Marriage

This essay presented an argument that defends the AME's Church's opposition to same-sex marriage. The writer draws on scripture. ...

Church in the Middle Ages

This paper discusses our issues about the separation of Church and state. It also discusses the power of the church in the middle ...

Universalization of Jesus

This essay focuses on two main topic areas but comments on other issues such as the connexion structure of the Methodist church, w...

Different Perspectives on Church

This essay reports different perspectives regarding the nature of the church. The major divisions are the nature of the church as ...

Houses That Change the World by Wolfgang Simson

This book review is on Houses That Change the World by Wolfgang Simson. This author argues for a return to the house-churches desc...

Reflections on Subjects Relevant to Pastoral Work

Working in the church is a challenge. The paper reflects on some pastoral subjects that are important to consider while on probati...

Roman Catholic Church's Mortal Sin Actions and Thoughts

In five pages this research paper discusses the Catholic Church's doctrinal differences between mortal sin thought and actions and...

Christian Homes and Abuse

In this paper consisting of ten pages the abuse that occurs within Christian homes which are considered on par with general norms ...

An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Anabaptism

This five paper paper reviews the book The Anabaptist Story An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Anabaptism by William R. Estep. T...

The Catholic Church in Brazil

The writer discusses the influence of Roman Catholicism on the people of Brazil, nearly all of whom self-identify as Catholic. The...

Great Britain and Early Christianity

In eleven pages this paper examines the Christian origins of Great Britain in a consideration of the Romans, Pope Gregory, St. Aug...

History Shaped by the Russian Orthodox Church

particular concern was the Viking marauders and Asian nomads and even factions of the people themselves who sought to exploit the ...

Topics on Adolescent Development

In order to contextualize the views of adolescent behavior and egocentrism and the changes that are important through maturation, ...

Pope John Paul II's Views on the Church Position as Defined in the Documents of Vatican II

The pope then adds: The unity of all divided humanity is the will of God. For this mission he sent his Son, so that by dying and ...

Catholic Church's Official Position on Abortion and Contraceptives

This paper examines the Catholic Church's position regarding women, sexuality, and issues such as abortion and contraception in ni...

Family Planning and Italy's System of Education

In eight pages this paper discusses the Catholic Church's influence upon Italy's society and system of education in this discussio...

Holocaust and the Response of the American Catholic Church

Christian Anti-Semitism There are many that believe anti-semitism was defined at the instant that Christ was crucified and may be...

Giovanni Paulo Pannini's St. Peter's Church Interior

In three pages a physical analysis of St. Peter's Church's interior is presented in a consideration of style, iconography, and phy...

Chastity, Sex, Marriage, and the Catholic Church

This paper consists of five pages and examines the Catholic Church's position regarding chastity, sex, and marriage. Eight source...

Life After Death and Roman Catholicism

live out eternity in blissful spiritual peace, while those damned to Hell will live out eternity in misery as punishment for disob...

Bermuda's Anglican Church and a Problem with Provincial Alignment

In twenty pages this research paper examines the Anglican churches of the West Indies, Canada, or the US in a comparison as to whi...

Reforming the Catholic Church and the Renaissance

In seven pages this paper examines how the Catholic Church's reform movements of Lutheranism and Calvinism were the result of Euro...

Contemporary Society and Catholicism

In six pages contemporary Catholicism is examined in terms of typical arguments and the implications of them upon the Church's pro...

Should Anglican Episcopacy Change?

In five pages the Anglican Church's Episcopacy and its function are considered in order to reach a definitive conclusion regarding...